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All you need to know about Candidal Vulvovaginitis

Candidal Vulvovaginitis is a very common yeast infection that affects the female reproductive organs. The bacteria stay there but when the balance changes the yeast cells can multiply. 

Symptoms of yeast infection include: 


Swelling around the vagina

Having pains



Burning during urination


Whitish - yellow and clumpy discharge that can sometimes be watery

Yeast infection is not considered to be an STI or even an STD. Yeast infections are simple to diagnose.

Elements that can cause a yeast infection include: 


Hormonal imbalance near your menstrual cycle.

Weak immune system

Uncontrolled diabetes.

Antibiotics, which decrease the amount of lactic acid

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Treatment is usually resolute based on the seriousness of the symptoms. For simple yeast infections, you can use a suppository, antifungal cream, ointment, or tablet. 

Common medications: 

Miconazole (monistat)

Fluconazole (diflucan)

 Terconazole (terazol)

Clotrimazole (lotrimin)

Butoconazole (gynazoie).

Also, You can take short therapy that has been proven to do wonders, you might need to consult your doctor for the right therapy to take. You should also take an antifungal medication for at least 3-7 days as this will help to clear out the infection and luckily some of these ointments and medications can be gotten over the counter but make sure it is the right prescription better still, consult your doctor before any purchase.

If your infection is occurring frequently, you may want to see if your partner has a yeast infection. The urinary tract infection (UTI) and the yeast infection are two different conditions.

If the symptoms continue, schedule a follow-up visit with your doctor in order to achieve a positive result.

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